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Jan 27, 2013 6:30pm PST
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Jan 21, 2013 9:00pm PST
. and they're in fact at this moment trying to make their own deal with people like john mccain for next to nothing from our point of view. you wouldn't see any of those four changes that we're pushing for. and i think he is reluctant unfortunately, to go ahead with the overwhelming majority of democrats that he has. he's got 51 democrats -- >> already? >> -- who will support senate resolution 4. and we need the american people to call in to senator reid and say,let's take a stand. let's bring democracy to the u.s. senate." >> the polls suggest that the majority of americans really want filibuster reform and want the talking filibuster back. >> right, overwhelming majority, you know, two thirds at least and in fact on the other side, like 7%, 8%, 9% say "oh, yeah, they should be able to phone in from their fundraiser," which is what they do, and say, "i object." and then you're in unanimous consent and now to get out of unanimous consent you need 60 votes to move forward. very few americans believe that's what they elected a senator to do. >> so a senator could be sitting somewhere off c
Jan 27, 2013 6:00pm EST
that wanted to challenge the texas law that criminalized abortion, and they appeared as john and mary doe. and they said, look, mary doe has a health condition that if she becomes pregnant and it continues forward, she might die. and this is very bad for her. there's no 100% safe contraceptive. so if we don't have the possibility of legal abortion, it not only risks her health, but it interferes in, i think they called it, "their marital happiness." and interestingly enough, the supreme court threw them out of the case. they said, you don't have standing. your interest in marital happiness is too distant from what we're talking about here. and which, i think means that in 1973 the supreme court hadn't accepted heterosexuality. but what they really did, too, which i think is a shame, is they really had -- i wonder if they had kept that couple in, whether men's role in pregnancy and the outcomes of intercourse would've played a much healthier and more honest role. every pregnancy has had a man involved. we live in a country where women are blamed for everything, for having abortions, for ha
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